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Rose Marie (McGuire) Hill

March 31, 1936 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 81)

Rose Marie (nee McGuire) Hill, 81, of Ellicott City, MD passed peacefully on March 8, 2018 at Encore at Turf Valley. Born in Baltimore on March 31, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Frances McGuire and Clarice (Howard) McGuire. She was married for 47 years to the late James W. Hill, Jr. who died in 2002.

Surviving Rose are Maria Shawn Brooks (Richard), Angela Jean Townsend (Neal), and Carol Lynn Hill (Hawk Corrick); dear grandmother of Beau Brooks (Ashley), Jake Brooks (Adria Freed), Shannon Townsend (Doris Weil), Ben Townsend (Ashleigh) and Danny Townsend (Renata); adoring great grandmother of Paige Townsend, Edie Brooks, and Lincoln Brooks. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rose was predeceased by Ralph McGuire (Tobia), Wilmer (Shirley), Joe (Harriet) and Mitchell (Gloria). 

Rose grew up in Hampden, graduated from Seton High School, and raised her family in Howard County. She worked as a Media Aide at Ellicott Mills Middle School where she retired after 15 years. She enjoyed golfing, tap dancing, singing in the OLPH choir, and being with friends and family in Ocean City. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gilchrist Center, c/o Gilchrist Cares, 5537 Twin Knolls Road #433, Columbia, MD 21045. 

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